The concept of kingship as Charles I understood it was challenged by the Covenanters in a struggle of protest over the government of Scotland. Although many aspects of this episode have received historical attention, Charles’s own role has not hitherto been investigated in detail. Using a large body of newly available evidence, Dr Donald here attempts to redress the balance, and in doing so offers a substantially new perspective on the Scottish troubles in the crisis years of 1637–41. This study sheds light on the processes whereby Charles, with counsel and yet often in spite of it, tried to uphold his case.
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Subtítulo: CHARLES I AND THE SCOTTISH TROUBLES, 1637-1641